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Pelletier, David

Born: 1974 AD
Currently alive, at 44 years of age.
2.6 (52%) 15 votes

1974 – Born on the 22nd of November in Sayabec, Québec.

1992 – Won both the novice and junior titles at the Canadian Championships and placed 7th at Junior Worlds.

1995 – They trained in part with Isabelle Brasseur and Lloyd Eisler, and had their biggest success in when they captured the Canadian silver medal and represented Canada at the World Championships in Birmingham, England where they placed just 15th.

1998 – He and Gaylor split and he paired up with young singles skater Caroline Roy. Just before the Canadian championships, his former partner Julie Laporte was killed in a car accident.

       – They traveled to Edmonton in February to tryout with Salé again. "The first time we grabbed hands, it was just great," he said, and by the next month Salé had moved to Montreal to skate with him.

1999 – Gaulthier enlisted the help of Lori Nichol, a very successful Canadian choreographer who was most known for her work with Michelle Kwan.

1993 – They were the first Canadian pair to win Worlds since Isabelle Brasseur and Lloyd Eisler, and the first pair to win at a Worlds held in Canada since Barbara Underhill and Paul Martini in 1984.

2001 – They would later win the Lou Marsh Trophy as outsanding Canadian athlete.

2002 – Salé and him again demonstrated early success in season, winning both Skate America and Skate Canada with their new long program to "Adiago Sostenuno" by Rachmaninov, nicknamed "Orchid" for its flower theme.

2004 – He proposed to Jamie on Christmas Day, in front of his parents and Jamie’s mother. He sent her on a scavenger hunt through the house, and the final resting place of the engagement ring was in the kitchen on one of their nutcrackers.

2005 – The couple got married on the 30th of December.

2006 – They served as commentators on Olympic Ice which aired on USA Network during the XX Olympic Winter Games in Torino Italy.

2007 – The couple are expecting their first child on the 10th of October.

2.6 (52%) 15 votes